Florida sheriff releases video of armed home intruders fleeing when intended victim fires back with rifle


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The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office released video of a Florida homeowner firing a rifle at home intruders as deputies try to identify the fourth suspect. 

Three of the suspects approached the victim’s home while a fourth waited in a car. When the victim unlocked the front door, two of the men allegedly pushed their way inside and started attacking him, while the third waited outside with a handgun. 

The victim was armed but lost his gun during the scuffle, then ran to the back of his house and grabbed an AK-47-style rifle, which he started firing at the intruders, Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons said. 

The suspects fled once the homeowner started firing an AK-47 style rifle. 
(Escambia County Sheriff’s Office)

“He did absolutely nothing wrong,” Simmons told “Fox & Friends First” on Thursday. “If someone breaks into my front door, barges and attacks me or my family, they’re going to get shot, and I afford that same consideration to the residents of my county.”

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